Progressive Technology Prepares for Aerospace Take-off
July 30, 2021

Progressive Technology Prepares for Aerospace Take-off


The Newbury-based engineering company Progressive Technology Group has re-joined Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) as the sector readies itself for a re-launch post-Covid.

IT specialists expand…into next door
July 26, 2021

IT specialists expand…into next door


An expanding IT company has acquired a larger building close to its Fareham HQ to help meet demand following sustained business growth over the last year. Interpro Technology Solutions now owns two units on the Fareham Heights business park as it seeks to futureproof the business for further strategic growth.

Staycation boom leads to new motorhome business
July 23, 2021

Staycation boom leads to new motorhome business


The boom in staycations has led a Dorset retrofit car electronics company to open a specialist motorhome business. Motorhome Retrofits is based in new premises in Poole, Dorset, and demand for its services has soared – and it is even attracting customers from the continent.

2Covet hires ten to cope with demand
July 22, 2021

2Covet hires ten to cope with demand


The antique selling platform 2Covet that saw a boom during the Covid lockdowns has boosted its staffing numbers to 13 to cope with demand.

‘Soft’ SAS hero adds mountains to his challenge
July 21, 2021

‘Soft’ SAS hero adds mountains to his challenge


A former SAS sergeant who is cycling around the country on a collapsible bike has added the Three Peaks Challenge to his route after his girlfriend called him soft. Ray Carole, 43, from Poole, Dorset, embarked on ‘the world’s worst book signing tour’ to promote his first thriller and to raise money for charity. At first he was just going … Read More

Flagship terminal cruises into action
July 15, 2021

Flagship terminal cruises into action


A £55m cruise terminal built by Hampshire-based Brymor Construction has welcomed its maiden cruise ship

Oly’s Rush to swim around the Isle of Wight
July 15, 2021

Oly’s Rush to swim around the Isle of Wight


An environmental campaigner is swimming non-stop around the Isle of Wight for a gruelling 24 hours to break a world record.
Vegan powerhouse Oly Rush, from Upton, Dorset, has decided to take on the 65-mile challenge after swimming the length of the Jurassic Coast last year.

Global relocation specialist relocates to Guildford
July 14, 2021

Global relocation specialist relocates to Guildford


Global relocation specialist K2 Corporate Mobility has moved its headquarters to new hi-spec offices in Guildford town centre in a deal brokered by property consultancy Vail Williams.

Businesses urged to talk about the menopause
July 13, 2021

Businesses urged to talk about the menopause


Dorset Chamber is leading a trailblazing campaign to break down barriers about the menopause in the workplace

Bere Regis IIs are team of the month
July 13, 2021

Bere Regis IIs are team of the month


Bere Regis II team picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan ‘team of the month’ award for June after four wins and not dropping a point.

Promotions boost for Ellis Jones Solicitors
July 13, 2021

Promotions boost for Ellis Jones Solicitors


Regional law firm Ellis Jones Solicitors has promoted eight rising stars to new positions

Round Table Children’s Wish answers Call from Ryan
July 12, 2021

Round Table Children’s Wish answers Call from Ryan


Games whizz Ryan Skinner is celebrating the arrival of a bespoke computer thanks to Round Table Children’s Wish. The charity provides hand-crafted wishes to youngsters with life-limiting conditions to add a little joy and sparkle to their lives. Ryan, from Moordown, has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive condition which gradually takes the use of all his muscles. Computer gaming is … Read More